Central America

Central America

An airport on top of mangrove swamps, El Salvador’s bet on regional development

Imposing a “development pole” in El Salvador opens the way for the construction of an airport, displacing entire communities and affecting a protected natural area

Repeal of Model Cities in Honduras provokes threats from the US

Senators and the U.S. Department of State call for the repeal of ZEDES and threaten Honduras for breach of trade agreements

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

Guatemala: Carbon, the Metric of Displacement in Petén

“I believe in conservation, but it must recognize the rights of communities and the possibility of their development,”


Court Order Threatens Freedom of Former Mazatec Political Prisoner

The ruling on the appeal orders the reinstatement of the process against former Mazatec political prisoner, Miguel Peralta, who now could be detained

Militarization in Mexico Intensifies During Current Administration

255,276 members of the armed forces and National Guard are deployed throughout national territory

Oaxaca: Communities Denounce Collusion between Agrarian Ombudsman and Mining Project

The institution must promote the defense of the rights and safeguard the integrity of indigenous peoples’ lands